Your Guide To Long Island’s 2023 Holiday Light Shows

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With holiday season kicking off, Long Island has no shortage of light shows for you, your family, and your friends to enjoy! Here are some of Long Island’s 2023 holiday light shows.

Light Shows On Long Island


Take a look at this magical annual drive through light show! This experience allows you to see a dazzling light show from the comfort of your car! The show features many different displays including classic holiday scenes and characters.

Jones Beach State Park, 150 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, magicoflights.com/events/jonesbeach $30-$35 per vehicle. Nov 17-Dec 30. 


The Girl Scouts of Suffolk County’s light show is back and brighter than ever! Walk through their over ¼ mile trail full of amazing displays. They also offer a chill zone, which includes multiple fire pits, giant lawn games and photos with Santa!

Southaven County Park., Yaphank, gssc.us/en/activities/events/light-show $12-$15. Nov 25-Dec 30. 


Watch this world of magical light installations come to life this holiday season at the Luminosity Festival! Bring your friends and family to see this year’s theme, “Wonder Journey”. This light show is designed with a lot of art, light and color to create a one of a kind experience.

Located in Eisenhower Park 1899 Park Blvd., East Meadow, luminocityfestival.com $24-$63. Nov 16-Dec 30. 


Drive through this exciting laser light show and enjoy a world of stunning lights and music! Luminous is all about creating an environment welcoming all ages and making memories with their community. As the only drive-in laser light show on Long Island, they like to provide family-friendly selections to ensure everyone will enjoy their show. This one- hour journey will immerse you into a symphony or color while still being able to enjoy the comfort of your own car!

4H Camp, 3186 Sound Avenue., Riverhead, luminouslightshow.net $39-$59. Dec 21-Dec 23.


The Vanderbilt Planetarium is offering fun, family-friendly seasonal shows every Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday afternoons, through January 2! Some of their shows include the Season of light show, which gives the opportunity to learn about the astronomy of the winter skies and explore the historic, religious and cultural celebrations of the holiday season. They also offer a musical laser light show which includes everyone’s favorite holiday music, all set to fantastic laser light and digital artwork!

180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport, vanderbiltmuseum.org $11-$14. Nov 26-Jan 2. 

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